On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1865

Historical Events

  • Joseph Lister performs 1st antiseptic surgery

Famous Deaths

  • William Jackson Hooker, botanist, dies
1865 Highlights

About August 12, 1865

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 155 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo